This cohort study investigates associations between nonmedical use of opioids, sedatives, or stimulants, and suicidal ideation and attempts among Chinese adolescents.
This systematic review discusses the outcomes of drug prevention programs used in middle schools as shown by independent evaluations.
This study compares whether college students or their same-age, noncollege peers are more likely to be asked about their substance use, given advice about related health risks, and encouraged to reduce or stop substance use.
This secondary data analysis of the 2013 California Healthy Kids Survey reports that during wartime, military-connected youth are at increased risk for adverse outcomes, such as use of alcohol and other substances of abuse; physical and nonphysical violence and harassment; and weapon carrying, compared with nonmilitary peers.
This control analysis reports that a best practice central catheter-associated bloodstream infection prevention bundle sustained reduction in preventable harm in the form of central catheter-associated bloodstream infections in children with intestinal failure.
Surveys conducted in 2011 and 2013 and involving 2541 US adolescents 15 to 23 years of age at baseline examine the reach of television alcohol advertising and its effect on drinking among underage youth.
Whitehill et al describe the prevalence, sex differences, and risk factors associated with underage college students’ driving after using marijuana, driving after drinking alcohol, or riding with a driver using these substances. See also the editorial by Asbridge.
Zatzick et al test the effectiveness of a stepped collaborative care intervention targeting risk behaviors and symptoms in hospitalized adolescents with and without traumatic brain injury.
Hawkins et al test whether the Communities That Care prevention system reduced levels of risk and adolescent problem behaviors community-wide 8 years after implementation of Communities That Care.
Field et al investigate whether males with psychiatric symptoms related to eating and concern with physique are more likely to become obese, to start using drugs, to consume alcohol frequently, or to develop high levels of depressive symptoms.
Bergamini et al examined recent trends for tobacco and alcohol use in the top 100 box-office hits released in the United States from 1996 through 2009.